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Kerry's apron

This week I am sewing madly to update my Etsy shop, and to get ready for (hopefully!) 2 craft shows next month.  The first takes place on Saturday August 8th at the drive-in on hwy 99 in Newburg, called Craft-In.  I am also hoping to get a booth at Portland’s own Crafty Wonderland on Sunday August 9th.  One craftacular weekend!

I am loving putting together these aprons, made with both vintage fabric (lots of cute pillowcases!) and lovely new fabrics, such as Amy Butler and the like.  Tiny bits of old lace, hankies, embroideries, rick rack, and other fun finds make each one unique and fun for me to make!

side view

I am calling them my “gussy up” aprons.

In knitting news, I am rapidly stitching my way through Ishbel.  I am in love with this pattern right now, pretty and easy.  Pretty easy is a requirement for this broad these days, as my oldest is home for the summer, and my lovely babe is just 7 weeks old… not the time to cast on an Estonian lace shawl if you know what I mean... and you do, dontcha?

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For the past few months, I have been incredibly busy making goods for our house (and for etsy!) here are just a few of my favorite pictures from today…
Introducing the Girls:
Henrietta, Atilla the Hen, and Mr. Bok-Bok
   the girls
An amazing cookie jar from my dear friends the Wallingfords:
ring for cookies
Banners from our wedding reception (that we decided we liked so much we’ve left them up!):
 blue banner
 green banner
As well as my favorite new kitchen curtain:
 kitchen curtain
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How could I forget the new duvet and pillowcases I made for the ol’ boudoir?
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Egads my dears…that’s not the half of it!  My Etsy site, Farmgirl Drygoods is finally up and running  and I am scheduled to get a lot of sewing done to stock the store as well as adding a lot of really wonderful antique finds.
Yee-Haw!

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Hello world!

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Hello Friends,
I am so happy that you came by for a visit. In just a few days, I will have my dry goods shop open and ready for business. It will be full of lovely handmade household items as well as antique found objects. While you are patiently waiting, please visit the many other Etsy.com artists!
Warmest Regards,
the Farmgirl

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